Microsoft is making available previews of two new Azure services: Its DocumentDB NoSQL service and its full-text search service built on Elasticsearch.
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ARM plans to accelerate their energy-use advantage over Intel by licensing two innovative non-volatile RAM (NVRAM) technologies last month. ARM puts sizable financial and technical muscle behind the search for a flash replacement.
There are many public databases of breached accounts, the largest breach being that of Adobe.com, but no way to search across all of them. Until now.
In-memory databases are hot, but tiered storage may be our cooler destination.
Facebook's Social Graph -- the database underlying its Graph Search engine unveiled yesterday-- is just one of many graph databases being employed for complex, connected data. Neo4j is another leading graph database that is open source and used by Cisco, Adobe, Squidoo and Intuit.
Porn companies have begun adopting facial-recognition technology that allows any user to search for a face in their databases with an uploaded photo. It could become a privacy nightmare.
AWS has brought flash storage to its rentable virtual servers, giving developers with I/O-hungry applications such as databases the opportunity to rent cloud-based servers
Incorporating social technologies help improve data discoverability and collaboration within enterprises, says one analyst, but another says effectiveness in converting search to sales still unclear.
Malware authors will do just about anything to fool you into installing their software. A popular target is search engine advertising, which one gang is using on Microsoft's search results. In a separate attack, Mac users are being targeted by a Trojan that mimics a Flash installer.
The Bitcoin market flash-crashed over the weekend due to hacker activities, causing the price of Bitcoins to drop to a penny. Though the market has recovered, what could this mean for the future of Bitcoin?
The storage company announced a bevy of cloud-friendly announcements to better integrate its storage products with public, private and hybrid cloud architecture
A test version of Opera 11 has been made available for download, bringing a tab management feature that lets users group them by subject rather than placing them horizontally
Security researchers have intercepted a fake Flash Player update creating a Firefox add-on that spies on a target user's Google search results.
When Adobe, Google and Yahoo announced earlier this week that content stored in its Flash file format would be more easily indexable by Google's and Yahoo's search engines, Microsoft was nowhere to be found. It took a while, but I got Microsoft to explain how/why Silverlight already is indexable....
Last night Adobe announced that we've given a special version of the Flash Player to Google and Yahoo that will more accurately let them crawl through Flash content. Even though Google has been indexing .
It's not gadget news per se, but if you consider Adobe Flash a tool in your arsenal, this is big news.Posted on Slashdot today is news that Adobe has figured out a way to make Flash crawlable by search engines:Today Adobe systems made an announcement that it has provided technology and information to Google and Yahoo!
It's a big day for rich Internet applications. Why?
Microsoft has officially announced version 6.1 of its Windows Mobile operating system.
Customs plans on rolling out a system to identify a caller's location and what phone system they are using, however it has yet to reveal whether it will cross reference calls with Australia's national caller database.
Computer scientists at the University of Toronto (U of T) have teamed up with astronomers at New York University on an ambitious project. You can send them a picture of the sky above your head and their special software will identify the stars that are in the image. In other words, their computer program will make night sky searchable. The team is organizing and mixing images coming from astronomical databases with images coming from 'all kinds of cameras, amateur telescopes, large ground-based telescopes, and space telescopes such as the Hubble Space Telescope.' This specialized search engine is still in beta-version, but is available to both professional and amateur astronomers.
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